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I am a bit surprised at them being #3. I did buy my first ASRock board a few weeks ago, an 890FX Deluxe 3 I use for benching on DICE. I'm pretty impressed with it so far:

-Does ~320 HTT, I'm not sure if its the chip or the board preventing me from going farther
-On board power, reset and clear CMOS are awesome features
-Several slots for saving OC profiles in the BIOS
-Never fails to POST, my Gigabyte board has dual BIOS, but if I push it too far I still have to clear the CMOS to get it to post.

If I build a BD system I'll probably keep the ASRock board around and sell the Gigabyte.
post #32 of 98
Hmm, where does that place EVGA then?
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Loving my 890GX extreme3
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post #34 of 98
Can't say I'm surprised, decent boards for good prices
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Originally Posted by TriWheel View Post
As far as I know, they share production facilities, but ASRock has had a free reign over what they produce there for some time, and more notably, have always retained their own engineering teams and have always operated out of
their own headquarters. The connection between the two is less then it once was.
I'm 99% sure, Asus(tek) owns ASrock.

ASrock's intial goal was to keep up the good reputation Asus has, in case their OEM/budget project (called ASrock) failed.
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Hmm, where does that place EVGA then?
Lower because they only make intel boards, thus produce less boards, because they only sell intel boards

ASrock and Asus are no longer affiliated anyway, has been like that for a long time.
post #37 of 98
My first Asrock motherboard is the one I'm currently using and they are good.

They are as sturdy As Rock.
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I am a bit surprised at them being #3. I did buy my first ASRock board a few weeks ago, an 890FX Deluxe 3 I use for benching on DICE. I'm pretty impressed with it so far
I have the same Board, And run stable 4.0 1055t on water 24/7
The board temps stay low with that little fan, meaning I only need a single loop. CLR CMOS on the rear I/O is very handy for OC testing in a case.

isn't is the most sata3 on a single board ATM?

What I like about the Deluxe3, is No Frills...
Im good with out a
Distructoinfernalterrrizorrazor edition.
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High quality gold caps.. yum!
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